Reports Report 1298di (Event 1298-2017)

Name Nick J
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks That was the brightest most beautiful thing I have ever seen flying through the air, and I feel so lucky to have seen it. 😃🤙
Address Del Mar, CA
Latitude 32° 59' 25.27'' N (32.990352°)
Longitude 117° 15' 6.01'' W (-117.25167°)
Elevation 60.95m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-10 21:00 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-11 04:00 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 114°
Facing azimuth 8.46°
First azimuth 180.19°
First elevation 73°
Last azimuth 195.31°
Last elevation 41°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -21
Color Blue, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Bright flash out of the corner of my eye, that caught my eye. Then watched it slowly burn up and get smaller until it went out.
Observation Yes
Remarks Little pieces of glowing white fragments coming off the blue ball in the front. With a long yellow tail.